Loved one gone missing? It’s app to you to find them
We’ve rounded up the apps that can help keep us safe
In 2017, 597 women were reported missing in Gauteng from January to October and only 151 of them were found. Police data shows that 996 children were reported missing in 2016. These are the kind of numbers that make us glad there are ways to help give us some peace of mind.
Sometimes called “the Uber of emergencies”, this SA app lets you request emergency assistance using your phone’s GPS location. If you ask for help, the operators call you back to confirm the details and dispatch aid from nearby police stations, security services or other emergency officials...